Government Project Proposal Writing Tips for Government Contractors

A government project proposal in government contracting usually includes construction bid proposals, or some other projects that have a very defined beginning and ending. When compared to service contracts, this the style of writing could vary. The gist of your project proposal is to convince the agency that your company if awarded… Read more »

Federal Government Request for Proposal Process

What is a Government Request for Proposal? A Request for Proposal (RFP Process) is a tool used by the Federal Government to solicit proposals from interested bidders. Small businesses and large DOD contractors use the request for proposal process to plan, prepare and bid on services contracts and construction projects…. Read more »

Government Best Value Contracting & Best Price Evaluations

When evaluating a government proposal, the agency almost always uses a best value procurement RFP evaluation process for negotiated procurements. This concept comes into play when the Agency ultimately looks at the competing proposals and makes a subjective determination as to which proposal best suits the government’s needs. The evaluation also includes… Read more »

FAR Best Value Contract Award Procurement Process

FAR Best Value Contract Procurement Process

Federal government agencies tend to use the best value procurement process as the preferred proposal evaluation criteria. Although known to many government contractors, many still fall prey to the government’s evaluation process. This concept is usually regulated under FAR 15. The best value contract procurement process is used to choose the best… Read more »

Acceptance of Late Proposal Exception In GAO Bid Protest Rules

When it comes to GAO acceptance of late proposal submission exception in bid protests, many contractors wonder what happens if their Request for Proposal (“RFP”) submission is late and if there are any exceptions that allow for relief.  While it is an offeror’s responsibility to deliver its proposal to the proper… Read more »

Rules on Request for Proposal (RFP) & Government Solicitation Amendments

When a government agency submits a request for proposal (“RFP”), the agency can make amendments and changes to the government solicitation requirements.  The Federal Acquisition Regulation permits agencies to request revised government proposals, even where the original awardee’s price has been disclosed.  Jackson Contractor Grp., B-402348.2 (2010).  Agency Discretion with… Read more »

Incumbent Contractor and Filing Bid Protest

Recently, incumbent contractors are finding that they are losing more and more government contracts and bid protest. They also find it difficult to write more competitive government proposals that increase their chances of follow-on contracts. New Approach Needed Writing a bid for the new project should capitalize on unique experiences… Read more »

Federal Red Team Proposal Review — Must Dos

Putting together a Red Team proposal review panel for final RFP review makes or breaks your success of winning. You must have the right mix of team members because you want to direct focus on the result and not conflict among personalities. The key to any government proposal review is… Read more »

Federal RFP Bids and Proposal Writing Developments

Federal RFP Bidding Impact on Contractors As competition for federal RFP bids has become tougher over the years,  proposal writing efforts have proved fruitless for both small and large businesses. The developments for source selection leave contractors wondering why they are not winning government contracts. Not only has competition become… Read more »